5 Tips To Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

From airports to libraries and hotels, public Wi-Fi networks are practically everywhere. As innocent as they may seem, they can be a hacker’s paradise. These tips will help you surf safely on any device and avoid any identity-theft or data-loss nightmare. Keep Your Antivirus Updated First and foremost, take some time to keep your antivirus […]

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Bad Things Happen to Great Companies

In the news yesterday, everyone was talking about Amazon’s poor performing website after a high volume of customers came onto the site in a deluge to shop for the Prime Day deals. Many customers couldn’t complete their searches or couldn’t check out. The site became overwhelmed very quickly. Amazon hasn’t shared what caused the interruptions […]

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Is Your Website Prepared for Black Friday and Cyber Monday?

Can Your Systems Handle Black Friday and Cyber Monday Traffic? Are you sure your systems are ready for an onslaught of clients? Are your websites, calling centers and your computer systems up to the task should suddenly your transaction and user login rates sky rocket? You don’t want to spend a lot of your marketing […]

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How to Hire the Perfect Database Administrator

How to Hire the Perfect Database Administrator

Database Administrators, or DBAs, especially competent ones, can be difficult to find, validate technically, and hire, as they are rare and in high demand. This article discusses finding, scoping, and acquiring your new DBA. Finding a Database Administrator Where do DBAs hang out? Larger companies may hire a staffing firm. This may be expensive (staffing […]

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Client Redemption

Eagle Client Redemption

A couple of weeks ago our Sales Director and I met with a marketing mentor, and a discussed profiling our customers. What is an excellent customer? How do we define them? How do we create the right message and services to target prospects that match the profile of our best customers? We then spent a […]

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How to Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance

How to Maintain a Healthy Work-Life Balance

As the economics of our businesses goes through ebbs and tides, our work-life balance tends to follow those highs and lows as well. It seems like the tides get higher and the ebbs only mean we work harder and longer for less pay. This happens to all business owners and employees. It is ok to […]

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How to Get Your Gurus to Fly in V-Formation

How to Get Your Gurus to Fly in V-Formation

So you are lucky, and you have hired one or several top technical people in their field. You know that when it comes to technology, they know their stuff. Plus, they love doing the job. They are incredibly dependable, are nearly self-motivated when it comes to learning and tackling new problems, and they like to […]

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Database Preventive Maintenance

Don’t Be Afraid of Database Preventive Maintenance

The single most common problem I see when performing database health checks is a lack of preventive maintenance. There are a few prevalent reasons for this: – DBMS’ are frequently maintained by people other than experienced DBAs. This leads to problems due to lack of knowledge. – Owners (both business owners and line of business […]

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What You Don’t Know About Your Data Can Hurt You

What You Don’t Know About Your Data Can Hurt You

Jeff Garbus, 30-year IT veteran and author of over a dozen books on database technologies, has been a database consultant for most of his career. He recently had dinner with a CTO-friend who has brought Jeff with him to multiple companies, and was asked, “If you were going to a conference to hear Jeff speak, […]

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